Our Staff
Robert Jarvis
Rob's 28 years in roofing construction has enabled him to build Jarvis Exteriors, Inc. into what it is today. The attention to detail Rob holds so important is why we have been awarded the Better Business Bureau's A+ Complaint Free Rating year after year. With the numerous certifications from the Illinois Dept. of Professional Regulation, EPA, as well as many manufacturers, Rob continually strives to stay above the competition in both knowledge and quality.
Mike Sutcliffe
With over 34 years in roofing construction, Mike has the reputation of being as friendly as he is knowledgeable. His extensive résumé' includes positions with Sarnifil Roofing Products Manufacturing, Inc. – Project Manager of corporate accounts (Midwest region), ABC Supply, Inc. – Commercial Products Manager (Chicago district), Illinois Roofing, Inc. – Field Superintendant, and many more.
Gage Cantrell
Gage was born and raised in the St. Charles area and graduated from St. Charles North High School. After high school he moved to Colorado and got into the roofing industry. Since 2010, Gage has worked his way up from a field canvasser and sales to being a production manager and general manager before becoming the owner of his own company. Gage now has multiple offices throughout the midwest in Colorado, Kansas, and Illinois specializing in all types of exterior commercial, residential, and insurance claims.
John Calendo
John has been in the home construction business for over 38 years. He performed skilled union work in mainly new construction for reputable builders such as Pulte, DR Horton, Centex, Cambridge, KRSS to name a few. He started his own siding business in 2010 before joining the Jarvis team in sales. His skilled understanding of building materials and their proper installations along with his desire to meet customers' needs makes him the right man for the job. He is a huge Chicago sports fan. He enjoys spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren, and his golden retriever. He lives by the golden rule to treat others the way you would want to be treated.
Ted Koczynski
Ted’s background in high end residential construction has included everything from laying out an empty lot to a completed home, remodel, or addition. Design work and a knowledge of all related trades enables him to help his clients’ plans become reality. His 16 years of working with all of the insurance companies on claims enable him to help clients navigate through what can be a confusing process for the uninitiated.
Dave Watkiss
Dave is born and raised in Chicago and the western suburbs. He spent 32 years in the Warehousing and Distribution Industry. He considers himself a Chicago sports fan and enjoys spending as much time as possible with his family and friends, fishing, hunting and generally being outdoors. He and his wife Michelle have been married for 20 years, and have an 18 year old son and a 16 year old daughter, that they couldn’t be more proud of. He has been fortunate to have worked with great people at every company he has been a part of, and truly finds himself lucky to have become part of the Jarvis Exteriors team. He enjoys helping customers, and appreciates that our company and the teams we work with have a focus on taking care of our customers needs first and we try to treat our projects as if we were working on our own homes.
Brandon Swiggart
Brandon is originally from Dallas and has been working in the Insurance Restoration trades since 2004. He was constantly traveling to different storm damaged areas until 2014 when he found a home at Jarvis Exteriors and decided to stay in the Chicagoland area. When not working you can find him boarding the slopes or riding his Harley around...weather dependent just like his profession.
Brian Taylor
Brian was born and raised in the Crystal Lake area and started working for Jarvis Exteriors in 2018. He is passionate about learning all of the trades and expanding his expertise. As production manager, he will be your main point of contact when it comes to scheduling your job and you will see his work in action to ensure the highest level of satisfaction.
Dale Morin Sr.
Dale took a building trades class in high school and the class built a house from the ground up! That is when he fell in love with the trades! He worked for a custom home builder for 30 years, working his way all the way up to Vice President of their Remodeling division. He also worked at ABC Supply Company before starting with Jarvis Exteriors in 2017. He has over 45 years’ experience in carpentry, all types of roofing, window, doors, gutters, and all types of siding! He enjoys camping with his wife and working around their farm.
Tim Richert
Tim grew up in Minnesota and is now enjoy living in Illinois. His work experience has mostly been in the restaurant management industry, since 2016 he have been lucky enough to be in the home exterior and remodeling industry where he has found a passion for seeing projects come to life.
Jeff Huckins
Jeff has been in the construction industry for about 10 years. He started off doing carpentry, framing, and trim. Working his way through general contractor roles, he started doing kitchen, basement, and bath remodels. He got into insurance contracting working with adjusters, running inspections, and writing estimates. Since joining the Jarvis team, he is now geared towards exterior work. He is a roofing, siding, window, and door expert with quite the diverse background.